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Monday, December 31, 2018

Jesse Jackson lie busted by scrappy Chicago neighborhood website

Jesse Jackson was getting away with a big lie so well that the Chicago Sun-Times even wrote an editorial based on his phony claim. As the old, wry journalism joke goes, Jackson’s lie was so agreeable to the prejudices of MSM-ers, that it was “too good to check.”

Enter the brave and scrappy bloggers at CWB Chicago, a neighborhood blog that:

…was created in 2013 by five residents of Wrigleyville and Boystown who had grown disheartened with inaccurate information that was being provided at local Community Policing (CAPS) meetings.

We knew from city data that robberies in our neighborhood had been soaring to record highs for three consecutive years. Yet public officials and police representatives at CAPS meetings continually said that crime was going down.

Telling the truth and calling BS on pols, papers, and people that perpetuate lies is a habit at CWB Chicago, which is why I read it so often, even though I have never lived in Chicago (though I admit a great fondness for the city, despite its many, worsening problems). Among the worst of those problems: criminals roaming the streets, far too many of them either out on low bail, or charged no bail at all, under the terms of the Illinois Bail Reform Act of 2017.

CWB reported:

Rev. Jesse Jackson made a pre-Christmas plea for 19 publicly-unnamed Cook County Jail inmates to be released. These individuals were jailed merely for being poor, Jackson said, adding that “liberating the poor” was in the spirit of Christmas.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jackson is just another Al Sharpton always trying to be relevant and grab the media's attention. If a young black thug dies committing a crime and has to be shot by the police, it's is always the Police Depts fault even if it goes to trial and proven the thug was committing a crime, and died because of his own actions. Jackson puts a spin on it.

Anonymous said...

Martin Luther King would be just like these con artists if he had lived.

Anonymous said...

So what is the real sense of crime data if the pols will openly lie about it. Okay citizens, time to do something about it that you haven't done to date - Vote for the Right people.

Anonymous said...

He is a disgusting POS who will do anything to anyone for bucks! All of his racists acts are for money. That's his bottom line.